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might as well

Should (do something), typically because there is no reason not to. The deadline is today, but you might as well send it in anyway—they may still accept it. A: "Are you going to work late tonight?" B: "I might as well. I have nothing else going on."
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indicate something to someone

to signify something to someone. (By speech, writing, or some other sign.) Karen indicated her agreement to the lawyer. Fred indicated his assent to me.
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might as well

 and may as well
a phrase indicating that it is probably better to do something than not to do it. Bill: Should we try to get there for the first showing of the film? Jane: Might as well. Nothing else to do. Andy: May as well leave now. It doesn't matter if we arrive a little bit early. Jane: Why do we always have to be the first to arrive?
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Standardized tests indicate a form of behaviorism with its uniformity of conditions for test taking, numerical test results, and interpretation of achievement.
All states indicate that they plan to use the NSPS network and the nationwide 122 Cities Mortality Reporting System (3,4).
The authors speculate that these effects may indicate a biphasic response to PBDE-99, and suggest that the phenomenon should be studied further in future research.
Our results indicate that traditional public schools in North Carolina responded to even the limited competition provided by charter schools by improving their average proficiency rates.
He compares and contrasts this view with western views, and he indicates that the Yoruba view avoids the problems in many western views.
Declines in inventories indicate that manufacturers are adjusting to slower growth in new orders."
Evidence which is not presented here indicates that several sources warned the government that the Murrah building was an intended bomb target.)
That deceleration will indicate gas density and wind gusts in these upper reaches of the atmosphere.
However, if one worker hires, supervises and pays the other assistants under a contract in which the worker agrees to provide materials and labor and is responsible only for attaining a result, this indicates independent contractor status.
A parallel orientation indicates that one is interested in and focused on the other person.
Examples of words and phrases that indicate a lack of conviction on the part of the writer are "I think," "I believe," "kind of," "sort of," "to the best of my recollection," "maybe," "possibly," or "as far as I know." Any word or phrase that indicates an attempt by the writer to avoid personal accountability, especially when it qualifies or limits the central issue of the statement, represents an example of lack of conviction.
The research indicates that pre-game stretching can predispose the athlete to injury and reduced power and speed (R-1).
Although a current count is not available, anecdotal evidence indicates a decline, with student enrollment decreasing overall.